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Rudge House, Bishop's Castle

Description: Rudge House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 256939

OS Grid Reference: SO3233988732
OS Grid Coordinates: 332339, 288732
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4923, -2.9980

Location: Church Street, Bishops Castle, Shropshire SY9 5AA

Locality: Bishop's Castle
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY9 5AA

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Listing Text


12/29 Nos. 53-57 (odd) and
- Rudge House


3 houses, latterly inn and shops, now 3 houses and shop. C17 with early-
to mid-C19 refacing. Timber framed with painted brick nogging on rubblestone
plinth, painted brick refacing to front, and plain tile roof. Probably
5 framed bays. 2 storeys. Brick ridge stack off-centre to left.
Framing: square panels with long tension braces. 5 windows to first
floor; glazing bar sashes. 3 mid-Cl9 former shop windows to left
with thin wooden mullions and transoms, that to right with pilastered
surround; mid-C19 half-glazed door between first and second windows
from left with margin lights, 2 lower panels, and doorcase with
pilaster strips, frieze and cornice-hood; door between second and third
windows from left with 6 flush panels (top 4 glazed), and pilastered
surround; late-C19 shop front to right with 2 plate glass windows
flanking recessed half-glazed door off-centre to left. Late-C19 and C20
additions to rear at right. Interior: chamfered and stopped beams.
This was formerly the Red Lion Inn.

Listing NGR: SO3233988732

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Source: English Heritage

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